Daymar is a town and a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.[1][2]

History

The town takes its name from the railway station, which in turn was named by Queensland Railways Department on 15 September 1911, and is thought to be an Aboriginal word, meaning red ridge.[1]

Daymar Provisional School opened on 11 March 1946, becoming Daymar State School in 1952. It closed on 9 December 1983.[3]

Amenities

The Thallon-Daymar branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association has its rooms at 47 William Street in neighbouring Thallon in the Shire of Balonne, 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) to the west of Daymar.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Daymar - town in Goondiwindi Region (entry 9478)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Daymar - locality in Goondiwindi Region (entry 47807)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ "Branch locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Archived from the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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